Chocolate Chip Cheesecake With Chocolate Topping

A slice of chocolate chip cheesecake
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  • Total: 55 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: 1 cake (10 to 12 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
322 Calories
25g Fat
20g Carbs
5g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 cake (10 to 12 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 322
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 14g 68%
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 179mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 5g
Calcium 60mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a delicious chocolate chip cheesecake with a chocolate wafer cookie crumb crust and chocolate glaze topping. 

The cheesecake is baked in a chocolate cookie crumb crust and extra chocolate chips and cream make up a delicious ganache.


Steps to Make It

  1. Heat the oven to 350 F/180 C/Gas Mark 4.

  2. Combine chocolate cookie crumbs and butter, stirring well. Firmly press mixture evenly over the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake 5 minutes.

  3. Beat cream cheese at high speed of an electric hand-held mixer until light and fluffy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.

  4. Stir the vanilla and 2/3 cup of the chocolate chips into the batter.

  5. Pour mixture into crust. Bake for 40 minutes; turn the oven off and leave the oven door ajar.

  6. Leave cheesecake in the oven for 30 minutes.

  7. Remove the cheesecake from oven and let it cool on a wire rack.

  8. Cover cheesecake and place it in the refrigerator. Chill the cheesecake for chill 8 hours.

  9. Melt the remaining 2/3 cup chocolate chips in top of double boiler; gradually stir in whipping cream. Stir over low heat until thickened and smooth. Remove from heat and spread over cheesecake. Chill thoroughly.